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for an investigation of rupert murdoch's media empire as the company pays a new price for its phone hacking scandal. could a massive probe now under way in britain happen here in the united states? and the obama money-maybing machine. who's behind the cash and can the republicans compete? >>> president obama and the congressional leadership are under enormous pressure right now, about 40 minutes into their latest round of debt crisis talks. they haveless than three weeks until the deadline to raise the legal limit on the federal debt. and by all accounts, they're still very far apart. what if anything emerges from this meeting? consider the very dire warnings from the chairman of the federal reserve. ben bernanke using very strong words today, telling congress that the global financial system would be thrown into enormous disarray. that's a direct quote, if the u.s. treasury is deadbeat on its debt. >> ff we went so far as to default on the debt, it would be a major crisis. the treasury security is view as the most safest and liquid in the world. it's the foundation for much of our financial system
and even crime victims. rupert murdoch's son james, who heads the newspaper's european operations, says the 168-year-old paper will publish its last edition on sunday. nbc's mike taibbi is live in london. as we get this news in, what are you hearing about the decision to close down this "news of the world"? >> reporter: it's a shock. a lot of people have been telling me in the last few minutes when the news came over the wire, nobody saw this coming. there were two inquiries ordered yesterday. this has been a huge story but nobody saw this result this soon. something had to happen. there was a lot of talk about having the former editor, rebecca brooks, let go in some way. she's now a key executive for rupert murdoch but she was on watch at the time that most of the egregious, allegedly egregious hacking incidents took place. you referred to the hacking of the phone numbers of relatives of crime victims, murder victims, that sort of thing. the relatives of soldiers slain in iraq and afghanistan also allegedly hacked. that's the thing about this story. it's one thing to say that celebriti
arrest, a man said to be former editor of "news of the world" as pressure groiz on rupert murdoch to testify in london and possibly washington. new development every day. television deal with bsky b looks like it's -- >> out. >> -- a thing of the past. >>> with time going out, the president abruptly walked out of wednesday's meeting according to republicans. nancy cordes joins us live from capitol hill with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, chris. it appears that patience is wearing thin in the room where the president is meeting at the white house with eight top congressional leaders. both sides accuse the other of moving the goal posts, of failing to lead and now it appears the president has had enough. they may have been all smiles at the start of the meeting but tensions flaired after house majority leader eric cantor, republican from virginia, repeatedly proposed a series of short term extensions of the debt limit if a larger deal proved unattainable. "i said i was willing to come off my insistence that there was one vote," cantor told reporters afte
to be a former editor of the "news of the world." as pressure grows on rupert murdoch to testify in london and possibly washington. we will the latest on that in a bit. every day, a new development. >> that is right. >> looks like that thing is a thing of the past. we will get to that coming up. >>> first with time running out to increase the debt limit, tensions running high in the ongoing negotiations at the white house. according to republicans, the president abruptly walked out of wednesday's meeting. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cordes joins us from capitol hill with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. it appears patience is wearing thin in the room where the president is meeting at the white house with eight top congressional leaders. both sides accuse the other of moving the goal posts, of failing to lead, and now it appears the president has had enough. they may have been all smiles at the start of the meeting. but tensions flared after house majority leader eric cantor, a republican from virginia, repeatedly proposed a series of short-term ext
've played a pilot before. >> greta: a massive phone hacking scandal. murdoch is the ceo of news corporation the parent company of fox news channel. the scandal involves allegations that news of the world newspaper used private investigator to hack into the voice mails of many people. among them hugh grant, the prince of wales. british victims of 9/11 and a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped in 2002. prime minister gordon brown claims he was a victim. >> the systematic use of base and unlawful methods, new crimes with new names, trojans to break into computers not just not the misconduct of a few rogues or a few freelancer. i have to say law breaking often on an industrial scale at its worst dependent on links with the british criminal under world. >> greta: murdoch call the allegations deplorable and unacceptable. three days ago sunday murdoch shutdown the 168-year-old tabloid newspaper. british prime minister cameron spoke this morning about news corp's in acquireing bskyb. >> what has happened has to be addressed and should stop thinking about mergers when they have to sort out the mess t
. >>> media mogul rupert murdoch and his son james have bowed to pressure. they will appear before parliament on the hacking scandal. rebecca brooks agreed to testify but the murdochs initially balked. some u.s. lawmakers are also calling for federal investigations into allegations news corp journalists hacked into the voice mail accounts of september 11th victims. senator robert menendez, a new jersey democrat, wrote to attorney general eric holder saying the possibility this happened is quote, horrifying. republican congressman peter king of new york described the alleged hacking as unjustifiable and parasitic. has news international responded to the 9/11 allegations? >> yes, they have. it's really important to point out that this stems from a report in a tabloid article last sunday here in the uk. in that report there was an unnamed source that spoke to an unnamed former police officer who alleges that he was approached by "news of the world" to tap the victims' phones from 9/11 and he said he denied it. very, very thin but it has gained some traction and that's why we're seeing u.s. lawma
the phone hack iing scandal rocking rupert murdoch's british newspapers may be reaching across the atlantic. reporters at the murdoch owned "new york post" have been told to hold on to any documents that may be related to phone hacking or paying off british police. >>> finally an early pardon for one lucky turkey. veterinarians are virginia are treating a turkey whoho recentl fell off a poultry truck. i'm not sure how that happens.s. the 45-pound bird has been nicknamed miss november but miss november is expected to end up on a farm sanctuary to peacefully live out the rest of her life. i bet you guys would never guess how fast a turkey can run. >> 35 miles an hour. >> genius. >> he may have told me before the broadcast. >> you've been chased by a turkey. >> chased by a lot of turkey, man. >> rununng fast, ron. >> thank you, ron. >> now time for the weather and casey curry from our houston station abc 13. good morning, casey. >> hey, good morning, bianna. lease talk a little more about what was tropical storm don. matt gutman mentioned this was not a big rainmaker and you can see it has bee
that has plagued the murdochs, bskyb's board of directors has unanimously backed james murdoch to remain chairman of the company. there were a lot of questions about his testimony before parliament and whether there was some wiggle room in terms of telling the truth there, but it looks like the directors of his board have said yes, he's the guy to lead us into the future and have given him their unanimous support. >>> instead of using $800,000 to buy a house, you can buy a whole town. we will tell you where. >>> plus, you have no doubt heard the term raise the roof. ♪ raise the debt ceiling >> now a rap artist is rapping about raising the debt ceiling. [ fe male announcer ] everybody loves that cushiony feeling. uh oh. i gotta go. [ female announcer ] and with charmin ultra soft, you can get that same cushiony feeling while still using less. its design is soft and more absorbent. so you can use four times less versus the leading value brand. ah. [ female announcer ] charmin ultra soft. riding the dog like it's a small horse is frowned upon in this establishment! luckily though, ya know
from corpus christi, thanks for that. >>> the phone hacking scandal rocking rupert murdoch's british newspapers may be reaching across the atlantic. reporters at the murdoch owned "new york post" have been told to hold on to any documents that may be related to phone hacking or paying off british police. >>> finally an early pardon for one lucky turkey. veterinarians are treating a turkey who fell off a poultry truck. the 45-pound bird has been nicknamed miss november but miss november is expected to end up on a farm sanctuary to live peacefully for the rest of her life. i have a non sequitur. you know how fast a turkey can run. >> i don't know. >> no. >> 35 miles an hour. isn't that interesting? >> not after falling off the back of a truck. >> that's the best-looking miss november i have seen in a long time. >> that's not the best i've seen in a long time. >> we'll talk about that later. time now for the weather and casey curry from abc . i wanted to say houston because that's my favorite town. >> we do love it. good morning, bianna. let's quickly get you an update on tropical storm
murdoch's news corps has come under fire for allegations one of its papers harked the phones of crime victims and celebrities. amy is live with the latest. >> all of this on yet another day of public apology. news corps taking out a second day of full--page advertisements in national papers saying that we are sorry for any wrong doing and we promise to set things straight. there will be no excuses and no where to hide for people who were involved in any of the wrong doing. and then a pledge of compensation for certain phone hacking victims. no, many people were surprised today by the arrest of rebekah brooks. and according to her spokesperson she was extremely surprised herself by this. she had gone to a london police station for a prearranged meeting today and when she got there she was arrested. now, brooks had been editor of news of the world from 2000 to 2003 and that was one of the most sensitive periods of the phone hacking. she stepped down, she was running murdoch's british newspaper empire until she stepped down friday which she did under building intense public pressure. the
.e.o. murdoch has apologiesed for wrongdoing in a full page ad running in british papers this week. news international is owned by the parent company of fox news. >> after seven years of marriage, j lo' and marc anthony call it quits saying "we have decided to end our marriage. this was a difficult decision and painful time for all involved and we appreciate the respect of our privacy." the two recently performed a steamy routine at the "american idol," finale in may. they are parents to three-year-old twins. >>dave: if this doesn't shatter your faith in the institution of marriage, i don't know what will. her third marriage, right? i am devastated. j lo' is back on the market. >>dave: and she looks boater than ever, my friends. rick: just saying ... look at the weather. a big story this weekend and this week that will affect so many people. it is the heat. and the heat index across the plains it feels like the mid-80's. and at 5:30 in the morning and you want it to be cool and air the house out and that is not the case. a rough situation there. we have talked about this for months, the
united states. and rupert murdoch is taking out a second ad, promising to help the police in the investigation. newscorp is the parent company of fox news. it's a trip to three-year-old dayne sparks will never forget. >> can i get in the picture? >> yeah. >> yeah? >> cheese! >> his dad, staff sergeant jessie sparks surprised him. in california and he waited for a picture with darth vader and the 29-year-old marine had been in afghanistan since january. >> i am going to come home with you. >> are you excite abouted that? >> yeah. >> ainsley: oh, now the three-year-old won't be needing his daddy doll anymore and the stuffed figure with a picture of jessie on it helped remind dayne of his father while he was away. did you see him hanging onto the stuffed animal. >> dave: the dolls with parents face on it. and friday is a great day in sports, my friends. one year ago, american dustin johnson was in position to win a major until he identified a beat down patch of dirt as a burningy. bunkers tend to be as hall as his 6 foot 5 frame. and he squandered two chances last year and zo
which, of course, is owned by rupert murdoch and that's the parent company of fox news. well, newscorp apparently will have a response to that coming up. and take a look at this. an austrian man allowed to wear a pasta strainer in his driver's license photo. the man told officials that he's a pastafarian and it's an expression of his religious freedom. really, he's an atheist who was trying to make a point. funny. clayton? >> what i usually wear. thanks, gretchen. it's a county deep in debt. nassau county, new york is already hundreds of millions of dollars in the red. but now, the county wants taxpayers to take on $400 million in additional debt to build a new hockey stadium. for the islanders. this is really a good idea? tom swazy is a former nassau county executive and joins us to talk about it. nice to see you. >> how are you doing? >> how can they get away with this? >> there's two sides of this debate. one side, it's curious because the republicans are saying they want to create jobs and do a stimulus package by building the new coliseum and the democrats on the other side are
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